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Anna Akhmatova

English: Anna Akhmatova (А́нна Ахма́това) was the pen name of Anna Andreevna Gorenko (А́нна Андре́евна Горе́нко) (1889–1966), the leader and the heart and soul of St Petersburg tradition of Russian poetry in the course of half a century.